ARTIST STATEMENT

I use my camera as an artist would use a paintbrush and think about my work as visual alchemy -- a transformation not of matter but of color, light, line and gesture. In-camera techniques such as intentional camera movement (ICM) and up to nine multiple exposures in a single image are the primary tools of my alchemy. They work in a way that is simultaneously controllable and unpredictable, allowing me to challenge reality and capture a feeling, emotion or impression rather than simply recording what lies in front of my lens. My approach also guarantees that each of my images are truly unique and non-reproducible, even by me. Patience, experimentation and the benevolence of the photography gods also play a key role in the creation of my images.

AND A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ME

Based in Stamford, Connecticut, I am a travel-inspired fine art and editorial photographer focusing on the creation of intimate and grand portraits of the natural and man-made environments around the globe. I won my first photography contest at P.S. 27 in Yonkers, NY when I was in the sixth grade and don't remember when photography wasn’t a part of my life.

After a successful career in strategic communications, public relations and advertising, I left the corporate world to finally pursue my passion for photography full-time in 2012. My work is now part of private/individual and corporate collections across the country, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Westchester Medical Center, and Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, and has been exhibited at the Garrison Art Center in Garrison, NY; The Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR; the Hammond Museum in North Salem, NY; the Praxis Gallery in Minneapolis, MN; the Sohn Gallery in Lenox, MA, and the A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, among others. I also chronicle my global adventures in words and pictures as a regular contributor to Everett Potter’s Travel Report.